It doesn’t matter if you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your BFFs or with some special. You’ll definitely need a sweet, heart-filled soundtrack for the day. We picked some of the best pop songs from the past year to sing along to, choreograph to, and go heart-eyes over.
“Lover,” Taylor Swift
It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without Taylor Swift’s iconic “Lover” track. If you’re looking for a slow dance or just some dreamy sounds for whatever you have planned, this song is perfect.
Our favorite lyrics: “All’s well that ends well to end up with you”
“Take You There,” H.E.R
If you’re looking for something a little more bittersweet, H.E.R.’s emotional “Take You There” is a quiet, melancholy backdrop for contemporary routines.
Our favorite lyrics: “Fill me up ’til my cup’s overflowing”
“Adore You,” Harry Styles
People are falling in love with Harry Styles’ Fine Line album, so we couldn’t leave “Adore You” off of this list. This soulful song has a beat that can easily grab everyone’s attention or hang out in the background to set the tone for a get-together.
Our favorite lyrics: “Strawberry lipstick state of mind”
“I Don’t Care,” Ed Sheeran and Justin Beiber
No matter who you’re with, bringing Ed Sheeran and Justin Beiber into the mix with “I Don’t Care” is sure to be a hit. If you’re dancing, bring out your hip hop moves to share some love with this song.
Our favorite lyrics: “Yeah, you’re making me feel like maybe I am somebody”
“So Am I,” Ava Max
Lovey dovey Valentine’s Day events not your thing? Ava Max turns it up in “So Am I” to celebrate self-love as much as loving the special people in your life, making this song a must for pretty much every V-Day celebration.
Our favorite lyrics: “Walkin’ Killer Queen, gotta keep ’em guessin'”
“Sucker,” Jonas Brothers
We’re suckers for the Jonas Brother, and “Sucker” is a pop must-have for any Valentine’s Day playlists. Hip hop, jazz, tap–pretty much everything goes with this song.
Our favorite lyrics: “You’re the medicine and the pain, the tattoo inside my brain”